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... Hi Jeff! I treid a number of meds celexa, zoloft, effexor and paxil,Alos tried lorazpam, and the rest. Lexapro has been a god send to me. I have been on it for about 8 months.I had a severe pill phobia so i started with just a tiny piece of the pill each day taking just a bit more. ... (2 replies)
... anxiety on Lexapro? ... (2 replies)
... hi, I have been on lexapro 10mg for about a week and a half and it has been pretty good so far. I had increased anxiety really bad on prozac and effexor xr. I think it just depends on how the med works with your body. Is this the first med you have tried? ... (2 replies)

... but worst weight gain was on Lithium. ... (8 replies)
Lexapro Help
Aug 31, 2004
... I just wanted to let you know that I have been taking Lexapro at 10mg for a year now. I also had the increased anxiety, but it did go away. Lexapro is a very good drug for panic. I started on 5mg too because 10mg was too much for me to start. ... (14 replies)
Lexapro Users!!
Feb 16, 2005
... Ifa, I remember the increased anxiety also. Luckily, my doc at the time was honest in telling me what to expect, so I didn't freak out. I think that it's an excellent medication for many people. ... (6 replies)
Checking symptoms
Aug 18, 2004
... I just met with a psych yesterday. It seems like she's telling me things I already know. Too much stress, try to relax etc. I really do not want to take any medications if possible. I've had a couple of episodes where I took a valium and it seemed to help out. It's only a 2mg dosage so is isn't much. Seemed like the last time I took one I relaxed a little but was still a... (11 replies)
Checking symptoms
Aug 18, 2004
... A week isn't very long and there is definately a time period where the anxiety does increase. I had a TERRIBLE, TERRIBLE first experience with Lexapro and Zoloft was my 2nd. I was terrified to start taking the Zoloft after taking the Lexapro, but after a couple of weeks I finally bit the bullet. ... (11 replies)
... I started Lexapro about 3 weeks ago for GAD and Panic Attacks. ... (3 replies)
... The reason I ask is because I take Lexapro 10 mg and thought I needed more due to some days feeling not as good as others. ... (4 replies)
... Anyway, I'm down because my anxiety has gotten worse again lately. Maybe because of the stress I'm dealing with from starting my final year of school. ... (1 replies)
... lking of a very low dosage of a specific medication, not the drug companies general dosage peak level at this point. Spread the word, just please don't spread it on a post that it comes across as a scare tactic even if you meant it not to be. I will say one thing positive that I did see in your own writing about this. ... (8 replies)
... compliant with their medications. Here's a great article on the subject. ... (8 replies)
... u that a friend of mine benefitted greatly from taking Zoloft. Its really the only medication that worked for her. She had very few, if any, side effects while on it. She was more of a depression sufferer, however. ... (7 replies)
... agorophobia I've dealt with for 30 yrs., and have been on so many things. I had been put on klonopin to get me off of xanax about 20 yrs ago. ... (11 replies)
... Try zoloft (and other SSRI's) and/or tofranil (and other tricyclic anti-depressants). Don't Give Up. ;) (4 replies)
... for i believe almost 5 weeks,and on 20 mg for just about 3 weeks,i am not feeling any better!!! should i stick with it? ... (4 replies)
... I also have increased sweating. That is one of the aggrivating side effects of the Lexapro. I hate it! I already have hormonal problems, lol. My anxiety level is wayyyyyy down. I am alot calmer. ... (7 replies)
... I'm new here and wanted to give you my brief history. I was diagnosed with Panic Disorder when I was 19 and that was about 10 years ago. I was on Paxil 40 mg for about 9 years and the switched to Lexapro 20 mg about a year ago. ... (1 replies)
... My doc prescribed 1mg xanax xr. I was also on 1mg of the regular xanax. I took the regular xanax twice a day most times, on real bad days 3 times. The doc said that was wayyyyyyy to much to be taking and put me on the 1mg xr once a day. ... (9 replies)

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